Khubani ka Meetha Recipe
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Khubani Ka Meetha

Qubani Ka Meetha is a popular hyderabadi dessert made with dried apricots.
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time43 mins
Course: desserts
Cuisine: hyderabadi, indian
Servings: 4
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 25 to 28 dried apricots (khubani)
  • 1 to 1.5 cup strained water from the soaked apricots
  • sugar as required (optional)
  • sliced almonds (badam) - optional


preparation to make khubani ka meetha

  • rinse the apricots well.
  • then soak them overnight in enough water.
  • remove the apricots the next day and keep the water aside.
  • deseed the apricots. keep the hard kernels aside and break the kernels.
  • throw away the hard covering and keep the almond like nuts aside.

making khubani ka meetha

  • add one cup of the strained water in the pan along with the apricots.
  • you can also just mash the apricots with your hands and then add them to the pan.
  • cook on a low flame for 22-25 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • if the mixture looks dry, add some water.
  • now add sugar and cook for 5-6 minutes more.
  • lastly add the almond like seeds of the apricots.
  • stir and then serve khubani ka meetha hot or warm or cold.